Social Hour, art shows, Oktoberfests, and more! Here are the top Orlando events for date night this week.


Whiskey Social with Michter’s
Monday, October 9, 5:30pm
The Courtesy Bar

Art Night Out: Abstract Anomalies
Monday, October 9, 6pm
Orlando Museum of Art


Race for Relief
Tuesday, October 10, 9am
Avalon Town Park
$20 Donation for Hurricane Relief

Sip, Savor + Sample Social Hour
Tuesday, October 10, 5:30pm
Bravo! Cucina Italiana


2nd Annual Wine Box Art Show to Benefit the Zebra Coalition
Wednesday, October 11, 6-9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
FREE Admission


Thursday Morning Yoga at East End
Thursday, October 12, 7am
East End Market
Donation-based class

Alive After 5: Oktoberfest
Thursday, October 12, 5-8pm
Downtown Sanford
FREE Admission

Nerd Nite Orlando: Tees + Ties Party
Thursday, October 12, 6pm-9:30pm
Church Street Exchange
FREE Admission

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine and Art Walk
Thursday, October 12, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Thornton Park District


Celebrate World Food Day at The Rusty Spoon
Friday, October 13
The Rusty Spoon
10% of proceeds donated to Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen’s Smart Solutions to Hunger and Poverty
Menu prices vary

Harbor Nights: La Dolce Vita
Friday, October 13, 6:30pm
Loews Portofino Bay

Spooktacular Friday the 13th Evening with Ravenswood Wines
Friday, October 13, 6:30pm
Publix Aprons Cooking School, The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips

Publix Aprons Cooking School

October Movie Nights: Hocus Pocus
Friday, October 13, 7pm-9pm
Wekiva Island
FREE Admission

Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Friday, October 13, 7pm
Amway Center
$20 and up

Bull & Bear Masters Wine Pairing Dinner Series featuring Cakebread Cellars
Friday, October 13, 7pm
Waldorf Astoria, Bull & Bear

5th Year Anniversary Wine Down
Friday, October 13, 7pm-10pm
Quantum Leap Winery
FREE Admission

Orlando events October 2017 - Quantum Leap Winery Anniversary Party

Yoga Under the Stars
Friday, October 13, 7:30pm
Orlando Brewing

OSC After Dark
Friday, October 13, 8:30pm-11:30pm
Orlando Science Center

Burtonlesque: A Tim Burton Burlesque Revue
Friday, October 13, 9pm
The Venue

SHOTS Orlando Grand Opening
October 13-14
Shots Orlando
FREE Admission (Bottle Service for 6 available for $250)

BBQ and Blues Festival
October 13-15
Lakeridge Winery


Maine Lobster Ramen Cooking Class and Luncheon
Saturday, October 14, 11:30am
Roy’s Seafood-Steak-Sushi

Orlando Come Out with Pride 2017
Saturday, October 14, 12pm-10pm
Lake Eola Park
FREE Admission

Orlando Come Out With Pride 2017
Photo by Arlene Laboy

Big Gay Brunch
Saturday, October 14, 12pm-3pm
The Abbey

Cheese for Charity: Mac n’ Cheese Cookoff
Saturday, October 14, 12pm-10pm
Dead Lizard Brewing Company
FREE Admission

Matinee Pops: Classical Mystery Tour – A Tribute to The Beatles
Saturday, October 14, 2pm
Bob Carr Theater
$17.50 and up

Mediterranean Festival
Saturday, October 14, 5pm-12am
The Orlando Eye
FREE Admission

Jazz on the Lawn
Saturday, October 14, 7pm
Leu Gardens

Leu Gardens Valentine's Concert

Bruno Mars -24K Magic World Tour
Saturday, October 14, 8pm
Amway Center
$45 and up

20th Annual Lake County Folk Festival
October 14-15
Downtown Eustis, Ferran Park
FREE Admission

1st Annual OCB Oktoberfest
October 14-15
Orange County Brewers
FREE Admission


Sunday, October 15, 11am
Enzian Theater

Valentine's Week at Enzian 2017

Orlando City vs. Columbus Crew
Sunday, October 15, 5pm
Orlando City Stadium
$20 and up

Marchesi Antinori Wine Dinner
Sunday, October 15, 6pm
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Orlando, Winter Park, Lake Mary)


Halloween Horror Nights
Now thru November 4 (Select Nights)
Universal Orlando
$59.99 and up

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Now thru November 13
Included with General Admission

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
Now thru October 12!! (Extended from October 1)
Various participating restaurants

A look ahead…

10/17: Port Wine and Chocolate Tasting at Texas de Brazil Orlando

10/17: SandwichEatUp at Plant Street Market

10/18: Winter Park Wine and Dine

10/18: Chef’s Night with Jim Colbert and Friends at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

10/19: 16th Annual Taste of Thornton Park

10/19: 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop

10/19: Poses for Puerto Rico Yoga Class at Orlando Brewing

10/20: Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate: Perfectly Paired at East End Market

10/20: Bioluminescent Paddle and a Pint Tour at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

10/21: The Dinner Party Project VIP Dinner at IMMERSE 2017

10/21: Highball & Harvest Food and Booze Series: Cask Wines

10/21: Spooky Star Party at Seminole State Planetarium

10/21: Swingin' With The Big Band at Bob Carr Theater

10/22: Rainbow Run

10/25: Hocus Pocus Live at Southern Nights Orlando

10/26: Homestead Harvest at Whisper Creek Farm, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

10/26: Brisket & Brews Birthday Bash at 4 Rivers Smokehouse Winter Park

10/28: Eden Bar’s 10th Anniversary Halloween Party

11/3: Wine Riffs Domaine Serene Wine Dinner at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

11/4: Sanford365 turns 9! Prohibition Party-Speak Easy Lounge

11/11: Dance, Dream & Inspire at Disney's Contemporary Resort (Use code DATENIGHT25 for 25% off)